Press Releases

  • Minnesotans Naasz, Witty Reach Finals; Croxall Wins Again And Kyhala Tops Women At Red Bull Crashed Ice 2015 In Saint Paul

    January 25 2015 1:38 AM ET

    SAINT PAUL, Minn., Jan. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Minnesotans captured the imaginations of 140,000 passionate fans on a magical night in Saint Paul, as Cameron Naasz of Lakeville and Dan Witty of New Prague rode the energy of the home crowd to the final round at Red Bull Crashed Ice 2015. When the night was over, though, Canadian Kyle Croxall was again the last man standing, as he took the top spot in Saint Paul for the third time in four years. Fans can relive the action tomorrow, January 25 on FOX at 3:00PM CST. The race will re-air January 26 on FOX Sports 1 at 6:30PM CST.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 25

    January 25 2015 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

    FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL PHONE CALL

  • Flawed House Border Bill Advances Without Improvement

    January 24 2015 10:48 PM ET

  • Automobile Instrument Market & Panel Research Reports for Global and Chinese Industry

    January 24 2015 9:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, January 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    RnRMarketResearch.com adds automobile instrument market and automotive instrument panel industry research reports for Global & China markets to its ever expanding business intelligence collection store.

  • Kenworth Receives Truck of the Year Award

    January 24 2015 8:09 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Truck Dealers (ATD) named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with PACCAR MX-13 Engine as the 2015 Truck of the Year. The award was announced today at the ATD Convention & Expo in San Francisco.

    Judges selected the truck for its exceptional handling, power, torque and outstanding visibility from all quarters of the driver's seat.

    Other finalists included the International WorkStar 7600 and the Peterbilt Model 567.

  • Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change

    January 24 2015 7:30 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced a management change in connection with a restructuring of management to best support the Company in its current stage of development.  The Company's President and Chief Operating Officer, Patrick L. Keran, will step down from that role and be leaving the Company effective February 28, 2015.  

  • Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Members Convene at a General Council Meeting and Select Leaders to Reopen the Casino and Administer Elections

    January 24 2015 7:27 PM ET

    FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A quorum of all voting members the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians came together Saturday in the largest turnout in the Tribe's history to affirm the six Tribal leaders of the "Unification Council" to execute the reopening agreement with the NIGC and to administer elections for all seven Tribal Council seats. This was only the fourth time since the Tribe adopted its Constitution in 1988 that a General Council meeting reached quorum and was able to conduct business on behalf of the Tribe.

  • More than 50,000 fill San Francisco streets in 11th annual Walk for Life West Coast

    January 24 2015 7:18 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of people walked down Market Street chanting "We are the pro-life generation" in the 11th annual Walk for Life West Coast Jan. 24.

    "There is a war on women but we are not declaring war, we have come to set women free!' declared Walk for Life rally speaker Joy Pinto.

  • NADA Chairman: New-Car Dealers Are Catalysts for Change

    January 24 2015 7:13 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his first keynote address as chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, Bill Fox delivered a message to critics of the franchised dealer network.

    "The automotive franchise system is the best and most efficient method of bringing new vehicles to the driving public," Fox said today in remarks at the NADA Convention & Expo in San Francisco. "The franchise system breeds competition that benefits consumers, manufacturers and local communities alike."

  • Solavei: Court approves injunction against Stream in mobile service trade-secrets lawsuit

    January 24 2015 5:48 PM ET

    DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dallas District Court judge today blocked Stream Energy from using proprietary technology and information to launch a new mobile phone service after social commerce leader Solavei sued Stream for stealing trade secrets gathered during extensive merger talks.

  • Poll Shows Higher Support Among Michigan Voter For Taxing Marijuana Verses Raising Sales Tax For Road And School Funding

    January 24 2015 5:00 PM ET

    FLINT, Mich., Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan voters will return to the polls to decide whether or not to increase the Michigan sales tax rate from six to seven percent.  According to a recent Survey USA Poll commissioned by the Michigan Medical Marijuana Report, Michiganders would rather tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol.

  • School Choice Supporters in Arkansas to Hold Open House to Discuss Educational Options

    January 24 2015 3:25 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to school choice in Arkansas, what are leaders in Little Rock doing right, and where could they improve? School choice advocates will use National School Choice Week 2015 to discuss educational options in the Natural State.

    Parents, educators, and supporters are welcome to gather at an open house on Sunday, January 25, 2015, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at 2206 South Park Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. 

  • Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Jump Starts the Development of 100 Startups in China

    January 24 2015 3:03 PM ET

    BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing held a Demo Day for its fifth cohort, which included 15 startups presenting their companies to a group of over 200 venture capitalists, media and industry professionals, At the event, Microsoft Ventures also announced the succeeding cohort.

  • Persistent Systems Q3FY15 Revenue Grows Sequentially 6.6% to INR 4,946 Million

    January 24 2015 2:08 PM ET

    PUNE, India and SANTA CLARA, California, January 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    News Summary: 

    Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT), today announced the Company's audited financial results for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2014, as approved by the Board of Directors.

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    Consolidated Financial Highlights for the Quarter ended December 31, 2014: 

  • International Timing Belt Market (US, Europe, Asia, ROW) 2020 Forecasts

    January 24 2015 1:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, January 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    DeepResearchReports.com Adds 2015 Market Research Report on Global Timing Belt Industry Intelligence Study of 159 Pages to the Machines and Equipments Business Research Collection of its Store 

  • KIMREE's Innovative Technology Fixes E-Cigarette Taste Changing Problem

    January 24 2015 12:23 PM ET

    SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KIMREE, a leading e-cigarette manufacturer which filed to the NASDAQ under the symbol "KREE", launches innovative technology to fix disposable e-cigs and cartomizers' taste changing problem in the current e-cigarette industry.

    Source http://www.kimree.com/news/Kimree-News/434.html

  • Covers.com announces $25,000 prize payout to Jackson Duncan (aka 'brackson13') for making 21 consecutive correct picks in Streak Survivor contest

    January 24 2015 12:14 PM ET

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and ATLANTA , Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North America's leading Web site for sports wagering enthusiasts, Covers.com, announced that Covers member Jackson Duncan is $25,000 richer after placing his 21st straight winning bet in "Streak Survivor", one of the ten free sports handicapping contests available at www.covers.com.  

  • Republic Bank Opens New Store in Glassboro, N.J.

    January 24 2015 10:30 AM ET

    GLASSBORO, N.J., Jan. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRBK), the parent company of Republic Bank, today opened its newest location – and its fourth South Jersey retail store – at 100 William Dalton Drive in Glassboro, N.J.

  • Residential Mortgages Market Worth $31K Billion Globally by 2018

    January 24 2015 10:30 AM ET

    DALLAS, January 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds Residential Mortgages: Global Industry Guide and market research report of 380 pages to the banking and financial services as well as real estate intelligence collection of its research store.

  • Orange County Youth-Led Community Grassroots Effort Stops Alcohol Sales in Movie Theater

    January 24 2015 9:00 AM ET

    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan.